market forcast: 2006 Wenatchee Valley Market Overview - 04/30/07 10:57 AM
The North Central Washington real estate market experienced a record setting year in 2006! Wenatchee's home prices in particular rose at the second fastest rate in the nation, second only to Bend, OR...and the 2007 forecast isn't too bad itself at 16.7% (http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/moneymag_realestate/snapshots/359.html (CNN Money - 2007 Market Forecast).For more intensive information regarding the 2006 year in review, we've composed the following special report on residential real estate sales in the Wenatchee Valley:
http://www.wenatcheehouses.com/pdf/Review%202006.pdf
For additional Buyer and Seller information, check out a variety of educational resources and articles at http://www.wenatcheehouses.com/buyersandsellers.php.
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market forcast: Land deal puts arena on track - 04/05/07 11:22 AM
Here's an interesting article from the Wenatchee World regarding the new $48 million dollar arena to be built on the Wenatchee waterfront.
Land deal puts arena on track
http://wenatcheeworld.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070404/NEWS04/704040334/0/FRONTPAGE
WENATCHEE -- A deal Mayor Dennis Johnson called the "linchpin" in the process to build the 5,000-seat Greater Wenatchee Regional Events Center has been worked out after a week of negotiations.
Ken Blodgett, owner of the 10-acre plot on Walla Walla Avenue where the events center will be built, said Tuesday that he's agreed to transfer control of the property to Global Entertainment, the company building the $48 million arena.
"Everything's positive," Blodgett said. "We're in unison."
Blodgett … (0 comments)

market forcast: Wenatchee Is Oozing With Green - 03/08/07 04:03 PM
Here's an outstanding article from the Wenatchee World, sharing how Wenatchee was named the 5th greenest city in America...GO WENATCHEE! 
City named one of nation's greenest places
By Rick Steigmeyer and Michelle McNiel, World staff writers
http://wenworld.com/sub/story.php?id=1173381873-824-507
WENATCHEE - Add green to the list of attributes Wenatchee can claim as it climbs the ladder of America's most desirable places to live. No, this has nothing to do with the city's famously short Saint Patrick's Day parade.
We're talking green as in air and water quality, organic food production and clean power generation. The Al Gore type of green.
Wenatchee has been named to yet another … (1 comments)

market forcast: County homes depreciate slightly - 03/03/07 08:54 PM
Don't let the title, "County home depreciate slightly," fool you. This is a headline from the Bellingham Herald in Bellingham, WA. Why share this article for the Wenatchee and North Central Washington real estate market? Read the bold paragraph in the article below to see why!
REAL ESTATE
County homes depreciate slightly
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/117/story/50330.html
2007 prices likely to remain flat, local expert says
DAVE GALLAGHERTHE BELLINGHAM HERALD
A federal report released Thursday confirmed what many in the local real estate industry already suspected - home appreciation has been slowing in Whatcom County.
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market forcast: Plan for a new Sunnyslope - 02/08/07 11:29 AM
In the following article from Wenatchee World writer Michelle McNiel on 2/4/07, we learned about how the Sunnyslope area has some serious growth plans now and over the next two decades. The Davidson Team absolutely loves this area as is, but what an investment opportunity for the future!
Also, be sure to check out the Draft Sunnyslop Subarea Plan: Challenge, Change and Context
http://wenatcheeworld.com/pdfs/020207/draft_plan.pdf
Plan lays groundwork for a new Sunnyslope: Area likely to absorb much of Wenatchee's growth over next two decades
http://wenatcheeworld.com/sub/story.php?id=1170530911-980-821
By Michelle McNiel World staff writer
WENATCHEE -- A plan for redeveloping Sunnyslope to take in much of Wenatchee's population growth in the next 20 years … (0 comments)

market forcast: CNNMoney.com: 2007 Forcast For Wenatchee - 01/03/07 11:24 PM
CNNMoney.com published the following market forcast for Wenatchee (June 2006-2007), using data from Fiserv CSW and Moody's Economy.com:
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/moneymag_realestate/snapshots/359.html
Yet again we were delighted to see validation for another strong year in Wenatchee, with a market forcast of 16.7%! Not only was Wenatchee Washington's hottest real estate market for 2006, but also #5 nationwide (http://www.wenworld.com/sub/story.php?id=1165087223-886-270). As much of the nation is realizing a trend toward normalization, Wenatchee looks to provide a huge opportunity for Wenatchee are home buyers and sellers...and let's not forget about real estate investors in other parts of Washington and from other states all together.
In fact, because of The Davidson Team's growing Web presence … (0 comments)